2015 Behind The Scenes

2015 was amazing!!!!!!   23 Weddings, 20 engagement sessions, 30 Maternity and Newborn sessions, 32 Portrait sessions, 2 photography conferences & getting to meet new families and see old clients and how families are growing!!!!  WOW! When I look back I feel I am truly blessed that I get to do this crazy, awesome business as a full time career.  Thank you to all my amazing clients who continue to support me, letting me to be there as your babies get bigger and recommending me to everyone you know! Thank you to all my incredible new clients for trusting me to document one of the most important days of your life, letting me photograph and capture your new baby, and getting to meet all your little family members.  I can’t believe we are saying goodbye to 2015 but I am SO excited for what 2016 has to bring…. this week I’ll be blogging my 2015 year in review… and I think its seems perfect to start with a little behind the scenes…. enjoy!!!   😉
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My good friend Bethan & Tim’s Engagement Session! Thanks to my hubby for this one…. 😉
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Just after our session in the desert! LOVE you Vegas!!!!!!
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All prepped and ready for a newborn session in my little studio.
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AHHHH!!!! This Lake!!!!  Thank you to Taylor for coming with me this season and also for taking behind the scenes shots.  😉
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Can’t go anywhere with out my sweet Shutter Bag and Hunter Boots!
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Sunset….. need I say more….
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I love mixing some commercial into my year, its so fun and is neat to check out the product they are selling.
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Wedding Prep.
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Sometimes I sit down on the job… 😉
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Taylor running for my veil shot!  You are awesome!
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On top of a mountain….
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Lake Louise!
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I think I wore these pink capri’s all summer… LOL
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Yup knee deep in mud and one of my fav shots…. not sure about the guy I gave my phone to but I love my clients selfie’s!!
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Might be my sweetest couple of all time… they waited a life time for each other…
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New family member joined us…. 😉
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It was a little windy…. LOL
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More guys need socks like this… haha
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Dress fluffer…
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HA! I have only one photo with my hubby and second shooter Shawn!
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Veil perfecter…
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You MUST get down on the ground for the ring shots…. 😉
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Thank you again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ellwood Park Maternity Photographer {Mommy & Me}

These two are so sweet together… I have never met a little girl with an ear to ear smile for a whole session! She had so much fun and loved playing in the leaves… I love this park for fall colour and especially for this day as the wind came around and the leaves were falling. I’m so excited to meet the new baby sister of little Zoe this afternoon!  😀
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Mommy snuggles…
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My favourite one!
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Zoe did some posing of her own….  😉

Chilliwack Wedding Photographer {Andrew & Nicole}

Nicole and Andrew’s wedding was so gorgeous and seeing them say their I do’s was such a blessing. Of all bumps and hiccups to have with planning a wedding I have never seen a couple be so calm and cool, Nicole took everything so gracefully.  And in the end these two tied the knot and nothing else matters.
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Gorgeous shoes!
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Loved that Striker was in photos!!!  Isn’t she so cute??
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I loved her momma’s reaction….
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Whoa! What a kiss!
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Beautiful flowers from She’s My Florist!
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This bridge from the Blue Heron Reserve is my fav!
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Their rings were amazing, I couldn’t stop shooting them.
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DIY heaven!!
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Love this cake from “Say it with Cake!!”
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{Abbotsford Wedding Photographer} Kaylene & Danny

I’m so excited to photograph this wedding, I have had the honour of taking their photos before and I love getting to watch their family grow.  I love this bridge at McKay Park, the mountains behind it are so beautiful and after we headed over to McDonald Park… these two are some of my favourite places to go. Happy Monday!!!!
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My Fav from the session.  ♥
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Abbotsford Wedding Photographer {Sam & Dan}

I’m so, so, so excited to share these!!!!  Loving the flowers from Confetti Floral Design and hair and make up from The Loft Hair and Beauty Bar!!!  Sam was so sweet, she looked gorgeous and was giddy the whole day!  😀 I won’t keep you reading so just scroll to see all of Sam & Dan’s wedding!!
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The Loft Hair and Beauty Bar is where the girls got ready.
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I love these flowers!!!!  Great job by Confetti Floral Design!
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She just can’t help but be cute!
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Great job Pastor Rob!  😉
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Love this spot!
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Old Clayburn School House is such a beautiful venue for a wedding!  😀
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New Westminster Wedding Photographer {Danny & Courtney}

I love adventuring out of my space, and when the couple has a vision and they even have props to go along with it I think its the best!  This time I got to go downtown New Westminster, we headed into little nooks, found brick walls, and walked through alley ways… and it was awesome!  I can’t wait for their wedding next year and getting to spend more time with these two amazing people.  ♥
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I love this red door.
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This might be my fav photo of the session.
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Her ring HAD to be photographed from the side too…. clearly…
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Langley Wedding Photographer {Alex & Krista}

I’m so happy for Alex & Krista, their wedding was unique in so many ways… this my first Orthodox wedding ceremony, it was amazing, so emotional and beautiful.  The way these two looked at each other was like no one else was in the room, pure joy and love to each other.  I just know ten years later they will have this same love and affection for each other.  I also loved her vintage wedding dress and style that Krista added into the wedding. I hope you all love these as much as I do!
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These are the crowns and candles for their wedding ceremony.
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Pure joy in her eyes!
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This might be my favourite shot of a groom watching his beautiful bride coming down the aisle.
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This is where they walk in a circle to finalize their marriage! Can you see the excitement in Alex’s eyes!!
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Those lashes!
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Red lips and bow ties… my fav!
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SO much detail!!!!
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The boys had a dance off…. so funny… LOL
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Chilliwack Wedding Photographer {Brent & Elena}

It was so fun getting to know these two better, I love getting to spend time with my couples and the engagement session is a perfect time to do it!  Not that I don’t love a good Starbucks too…  😉  So if you are unsure of whether to do an engagement session I highly recommend it, its so fun and is helpful in making you and your fiancé comfortable in front of the camera. I’m so excited to share these with you!!!
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Our first stop was the Vedder River!!!
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WOW!!!  Her ring is amazing!!!!!! Side view…
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I love their hats and how they kind of match…..  😉
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Elena’s ring from the top….
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The bridge from Blue Heron Reserve might be my favourite place ever!
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My favourite shot from the evening, oh the light!! ♥♥♥
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This sun flare was amazing, it was in the perfect spot.
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Harrison Hot Springs Wedding {Kyle & Carolyn}

This wedding was WAY too much fun!  😀 We had such a great time and I have never seen guys that were willing to give it there all, they danced, jumped, and just let loose and enjoyed themselves.  😉 I’m so excited to share these all with you!!  A big congrats to Carolyn and Kyle!
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Isn’t she stunning!
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Harrison Hot Springs has the best ceremony site, its such a lovely setting.
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These guys made me laugh the whole day… 😉
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The beautiful ladies.  <3
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This is one of my fav shots from the day, they really looked awesome with the glasses~
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Its these moments between Kyle’s grandparents that really make me love what I do, seeing their love and how they still cherish each other after all these years gives me goosebumps.
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